Courtney Hays


ConnecticutFloridaNew Hampshire



100 Pearl St.

Hartford, CT 06103


40 Court St.

Boston, MA 02108

Practice Areas

General Litigation


Premises Liability

Product Liability

Professional Liability


Courtney is an Associate in the firm’s Connecticut office where she focuses her practice on civil litigation. She represented clients in general liability litigation, medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, and professional liability.

Prior to joining Kiernan Trebach, Courtney practiced at civil litigation firms where she effectively litigated many cases. She has successfully represented clients in both State and Federal Courts. She has handled cases from the time the Complaint is filed through withdrawal, mediation, arbitration, or trial. She has a solid background in trial advocacy, as well as each stage of litigation from pre-suit investigations through trial.

Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Massachusetts (Pending Admission)

Notable Matters

  • Conducted nearly 30 jury trials.
  • Authored multiple appellate briefs where the verdict was affirmed.
  • Won multiple motions for summary judgment.
  • Litigated a case that was national news.
  • Presenting at Connecticut Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit 2024.
  • Presented at Connecticut Civil Trial Skills 2023.


  • UConn School of Law, J.D., 2015
  • University of South Florida, B.S. 2011

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Tolland County Bar Association